24 Feb 2021
The Western Railway is facing an annual revenue loss of about Rs. 5,000 crore due to the COVID-19 crisis which affected services and led to a drop in the number of train travelers, a senior official from Western Railway has said.
15 Jun 2020
Shut since March 23, two days before a nationwide lockdown was enforced to contain the transmission of coronavirus, some Mumbai local trains resumed services today, but only to ferry those involved in essential works.
20 May 2020
Slammed by migrant workers for abandoning them to fend for themselves, the Bihar government on Tuesday said it will be bringing over 20 lakh migrants to the state over the next few days.
15 Mar 2020
The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.
19 Jan 2020
The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.
05 Aug 2019
Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.
15 Mar 2019
Mumbai local rail network is considered an essential lifeline of the city.
04 Mar 2019
On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.
20 Feb 2019
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy has been getting rave reviews since its release and has got everyone trying their hand at rapping.
31 Dec 2018
In a bid to make passenger lodging more convenient and comfortable, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce capsule hotels at major railway stations, across the country.
26 Dec 2018
In a bid to provide passengers the best lodging comfort, Indian Railways-owned IRCTC is planning to build a pod hotel near Mumbai Central station.
09 Nov 2018
Train traffic was hit in Maharashtra after two wagons of a goods train caught fire in Dahanu of Palghar district on Thursday night.
12 Oct 2018
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.
05 Oct 2018
Linen and other items worth Rs. 2.5cr were stolen by passengers in trains run by the Western Railway in the last fiscal, an official said.
01 Oct 2018
Mumbai's busy Borivali station has become "blind-friendly" with the installation of Braille-embossed railings and other facilities for visually-impaired people, a Western Railway (WR) official said today.
23 Sep 2018
The Railways Ministry has spent Rs. 13.46cr on the inauguration of various rail projects and services via video conferencing between Nov'14 and Sep'17, according to a reply to an RTI query.
06 Sep 2018
The Railways today announced that it would create an infrastructure to preserve the British-era Patalpani-Kalakund meter gauge rail line which is part of Western Railway's Ratlam division in Madhya Pradesh.
15 Aug 2018
Anyone who's traveled extensively by train will inevitably know that cleanliness isn't the Indian Railways' biggest forte.
07 Aug 2018
A week ago, the Railways launched a number where people can send their complaints on WhatsApp.
24 Jul 2018
Agreeing to the suggestions put forth by an expert committee of IIT-Bombay, BMC and Western Railway, the pivotal Delise Bridge or Lower Parel ROB in Mumbai was closed down for repairs today morning.
22 Jul 2018
Unable to maintain punctuality of Bandra Terminus-Hazrat Nizamuddin special Rajdhani introduced as a faster and cheaper premium option, Indian Railways is mulling increase in its run-time by an hour to make it stick to the schedule.
17 Jul 2018
Two persons, including a schoolboy, drowned as incessant rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and southern regions.
13 Jul 2018
A 50-year-old woman lost her life after she slipped into the gap between the train and a platform in Mumbai's Borivali station.
10 Jul 2018
As heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai this morning, several services were suspended, including the city's famous dabba service and the AC locals.
09 Jul 2018
Torrential monsoon rains lashed Mumbai and its neighboring areas, flooding streets, rail-tracks and crippling life in the city.
05 Jul 2018
Tuesday was a bad day for Mumbai; within 16 hours, two city bridges faced infrastructural defect.
04 Jul 2018
Cracks were found on a bridge at the Grant Road station in south Mumbai, hours after an over-bridge collapsed at a railway station in suburban Andheri, the city's civic body said today.
03 Jul 2018
As heavy rains threw the normal life out of gear in Mumbai, University of Mumbai has announced that those who missed the examinations today can reappear later.
27 Jun 2018
The Western Railway today said it has witnessed a 220% rise in the sale of train tickets booked through UTS mobile ticketing application after a 10-day-long awareness drive held recently to promote the use of this app.
22 Jun 2018
Some commuters traveling by Mumbai's suburban AC train pulled the chain of Virar-Churchgate train on Friday, bringing the local to a halt at Andheri station after finding that the air-conditioning was not functioning.
02 Jun 2018
The Western Railway's Rajkot division is launching a 15-day-long drive to create awareness among passengers about carrying excess luggage in trains and penalty it attracts.
24 May 2018
The historic passenger train running between Dabhoi and Chandod railway stations in Vadodara district today embarked on its last journey at its usual time at 8 am, to pave way for the conversion of narrow gauge line into broad gauge.
23 May 2018
In a bid to encourage commuters of Mumbai's suburban rail network to use UTS mobile ticketing app, the Railways has planned to give 5% discounts on tickets booked via their mobile app.
08 May 2018
Western Railway (WR) has decided to install 125 new ATVMs across its stations, which is set to bring a huge relief to smart-card holders.
05 May 2018
The first 'ladies special train' in the world, started between Churchgate and Borivali stations on the Western Railway (WR), will complete 26-years today.
03 May 2018
The Western Railway's Rajkot division recovered Rs. 1.48 crore fine last month from ticketless travelers and those carrying unbooked luggage or traveling in a higher class than that for which they had a pass or ticket.
10 Apr 2018
The Western Railway (WR) last year prosecuted more than 39,600 passengers for illegally traveling in suburban train coaches reserved for Divyangs, a senior official said today.
04 Apr 2018
The free urinals at the suburban railway stations in Mumbai will now have a drop-box at the exit where you can 'pay as you please' for the service.
28 Mar 2018
iPhone owners of Mumbai, rejoice! You can now book tickets on your mobile to avail local trains of the city's suburban network.
07 Mar 2018
After Matunga station on the Central Line of the Mumbai suburban network, Matunga Road will become the next station to have an all-women team.